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Fresh wave of COVID hits Southern Nevada, but no new deaths in Nye County

The wave of new cases of COVID-19 was triggered by a new omicron sub-variant, waning immunity and riskier behavior, a top official with the Southern Nevada Health District said Wednesday.

Congresswoman Dina Titus demands halt to wild horse roundups

Congresswoman Dina Titus is demanding a halt to Bureau of Land Management roundups of wild horses until an investigation into a virus outbreak is completed.

 
Sisolak announces end to COVID-19 state of emergency

Gov. Steve Sisolak announced on Friday that he intends to end the state of emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Experts question need for 2nd COVID booster

Two federal advisory committee members say evidence doesnt support a need for four shots.

Home builders eye Pahrump, as Las Vegas land prices take off

With land prices accelerating in Las Vegas, home builders are increasingly eyeing rural communities sprinkled around Southern Nevada for potential new projects.

How hard will COVID-19 variant BA.2 hit Nevada?

Last week, BA.2 represented about 35 percent of cases genetically analyzed in the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Nye County COVID-19 metrics decline

Nye County officials on Monday reported 27 new coronavirus cases and another death, as most long-term metrics continued to decline.

Fire destroys trailer on Jasmine Street

No injuries were reported after a fifth-wheel trailer caught fire about 7:34 p.m. Wednesday in the 4400 block of West Jasmine Street near Corbin Street in Pahrump, according to reports from first responders.

Caregiver charged with elder abuse

Worker allegedly stole credit cards from residents and cashed check from a dead victim’s account to buy items at Rent-A-Center.